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noun any of several small yellowish or buff-colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens
(Zoöl.), a small moth of the genus Tinea. The most common species ( T. flavifrontella)is yellowish white. The larvæ eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.